Robert Paul Otto Luescher Schmidt

24 March 1916–8 October 1995 (Age 79)
Cost, Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Paul Otto

When Robert Paul Otto Luescher Schmidt was born on 24 March 1916, in Cost, Gonzales, Texas, United States, his father, Harry Robert Luescher, was 18 and his mother, Elizabeth Stehle, was 21. He married Bertha Annette Roberts on 11 July 1935, in Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1963 and Dallas, Texas, United States in 1996. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 8 October 1995, at the age of 79, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Paul Otto Luescher Schmidt
1916–1995
Bertha Annette Roberts
1917–2008
Marriage: 11 July 1935
Robert Ray Schmidt
1937–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1935
Harris, Texas, United States
children

(1)

    Robert Ray Schmidt

    Male1937–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Büscher): topographic name for someone who lived near a copse, from Middle High German busch ‘copse’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word or from any of the numerous places called Busch.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Schmidt in household of Elizabeth Schmidt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Paul Schmidt in entry for Mrs Elizabeth Schmidt, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Robert Paul Schmidt, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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